South East Sulawesi Dataran Sampara Kendari Nature Reserve

Written by on November 19, 2010 in South East Sulawesi Nature Reserves with 0 Comments

South East Sulawesi

Dataran Sampara Kendari Nature Reserve

Konoweha

Latitude : 3 46 48 S Logitude : 122 19 12 E
Altitude : 0 to 0 metres
Area : 13000 ha Wetlands: 6300 ha
Tenure : Government of Indonesia
Site Description
The Konoweha River which drains Wasotoby and Rawa Opa-opa emerges from a gorge and reaches the sea via the Sungai Sampora. The coastal plain of this river includes: 3,500 ha freshwater swamp, 1,500 ha mangroves, 1,300 ha beach deposits, the remainder being river flood plain. The swamps are believed to be perennial. Principal vegetation: Freshwater swamp forest and open swamp vegetation.
Site Location
Dataran Sampara is located 12km NW of Kendari, S.E. Sulawesi.

 

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